Ronke Oshodi has set the records straight: you can’t expect her to stay submissive and work herself to the bones, like a slave, if she is the breadwinner of the family.
The actress made this comments in new interview with Broadway TV, where she talked about the family setting, her children and career.
Speaking about the family setting, she didn’t mince words.
“It’s not because we don’t want to be in our husband’s house or we are not submissive enough. I am going to pay the NEPA bill, if you don’t have. I will do some certain things, if you don’t have. So, you now come and expect me to cook for you to eat. It’s not going to work. It is just not going to work,” she said, explaining that role reversals should take place in cases where the woman takes on family responsibilities.
“If you are the man and you do absolutely everything, that’s when you can have total control [over] your wife,” she added. As expected in a country where culinary activity is often deemed as a way of emasculating the typical Nigerian man, folks are already dragging the actress for pissing on the ideals of marriage.
See another sample of the reaction to the actress’ comment:
“U cnt treat ur husband that way bcos he’s not having enough for the family, u as the wife is supposed to assist him that’s why u are his beta half. Don’t bring up ur female children in this manner if not dey will use their hands to destroy their homes.”